SEC revisits security-based swaps proposal

Sefs expect new trading rules for single-name CDS to be published “pretty soon”

SEC press association

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is reworking its 2011 proposal on security-based swaps. New trading rules could be out for comment in the coming months, say industry sources. 

“We met with the SEC recently and they’re going to be publishing [new] rules about security-based swaps pretty soon,” says a senior figure at a swap execution facility (Sef).

Sources at two other Sefs confirmed they have heard similar noises from the SEC.

But market participants are sceptical of the potential

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